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Infinite precision

The man tells you, "To enter the door of infinite precision, you must complete all of these tasks perfectly: Hold in front of me a baby that is exactly two days old. Bring me a metal object that ...
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I am yours, but you don't often use me

Most people own me Although I am yours, you don't often use me Others use it more frequently than you yourself What am I?
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An easy science/nerd riddle

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It is so clear for what am I

I am common, but special I am everywhere What special is, I expand when cooled Shrink when heated You will need me or you will die Isn't it clear now what am I?
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I'll write this easy riddle down

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Very easy short riddle

I am fast I "revive" many things People will need me Although I am dangerous to people. What am I?
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What do you think is this? [duplicate]

check this out! What is it that all men have one of it's longer on some men than on others, the pope doesn't use his and a man gives it to his wife after they're married? Answer please, .
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What am I? Answer punctually

I have not graced many eyes. Usually I mean surprise. I'm shaped adjoined, in a contest I was coined, and I never got my chance to rise. I might just be a line and dot, and I might be a lack of ...
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Four letters does a riddle make

Here's four letters that you can have, Add another and you'll have a weapon. With a plural, I'll rise up (you'll see). Two more and you might have a fallacie (oops). What am I? Note: Each of the ...
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A simple What am I

I can be wrapped in flour and baked I can be made into oils, You can crack me open and drink from it, Or directly eat me. What am I?
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If you eat it you will die [duplicate]

What do the poor have, The rich need, And if you eat it you will die?
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A Very Short Riddle

I am an object, But why aren't I the object of your affections? I have over 50 brothers and sisters. Each with a home to call their own. Yet you need do nothing to get me, Still, none here have ...
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I can save a shift

I am not often used for my original purpose. I can save a shift. Nowadays I'm mostly used for _________. What am I? Hint: Hint 2:
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3:3! It's a football score! [closed]

Given to me, by a friend: How would you make 20, using two threes? You may use any basic operation. And others, such as square roots (the symbol), factorials, etc. Any operation is allowed. Just ...
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What 3d shape has only 1 side? [closed]

There are many 3d figures, but can you figure out what 3d figure (with a completely flat surface) has only 1 side?
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Don't clear your terminal history 2

Previously, on terminal use... The door accepted your input and slid open! Unfortunately, so did a trap door under your feet. You slide down and end up in another room. The only apparent exit is a ...
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Sometimes the smell can be really quite bitter

One day, my sister Ana, a riddle fanatic, wrote me a letter: Almonds, don't you think, are really quite delicious (at least, to some point). Sometimes the smell can be really quite bitter. In any ...
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Billy hearts some numbers

Billy likes the number 25 but not 35. He likes 144 but not 145. He likes 8100 but not 8000. Does he like 872 or 841?
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Why is Bob a normal guy?

Here are 7 facts about Bob: He has a shot of alcohol every morning. He hasn't showered in weeks. He has a full head of hair, but doesn't use a comb. He regularly wraps a noose around his neck. He has ...
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Who killed the president?

(Semi-interactive puzzle) Puzzle 1 You slowly roll out of bed, preparing for the day of solving crime ahead of you. After all, you are the greatest detective the world has ever seen. But at work, ...
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Last contact in custody

You came so close. The job was going so well. You just never expected that the police would have a surveillance cat. That's what you get for trying to steal things in an age where people are strapping ...
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Will you bend or will you break?

You should be so grateful to me, Yet I am not that well-known. But so strong am I really, I am comparable, even to bone. But despite my power, I can be as graceful as a flower. So many forms I ...
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$\text{RPDA:D JDPRZ G HSLqK VLS< <JAK KS HS!}$ $\text{<JAK PALUFAUD G: KJG: } \text{ALT<AT}\{ $ Please consider any capitalisation as intentional. Also apologies if you were reading my ...
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Super Virus Remedy Needed

OH NO! A new virus has beset the world, and is threatening to become the most infectuous disease the world has ever seen. Notable symptoms? None Whatsoever! This makes it extremely difficult ...
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I can be doughnut? Well rhyming is hard. - What am I?

I can walk and jump and make things me, I can bring happiness, play sports and cut, I can possess great poise and beauty, I can be baked, loud and doughnut. ...
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Math Scraps: 2 3 4 5 + =

I had an equation that made perfect mathematical sense, but my dog ripped it to shreds. Fortunately, I've managed to recover all of the pieces to the equation, but I can't seem to remember how they ...
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Not as tedious as it looks [duplicate]

Given the sequences: 1000, 11, 6, 3, 5, 4 1 000 000, 7, 5, 4 993, 25, 10, 3, 5, 4 1513, 32, 9, 4 What are the next hundred numbers in the sequence starting at 0? What are the first 6 terms ...
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Gerry lied to us

Gerry, we don't want your distorted viewpoint. You misrepresented everything to us. Everything. You blew everything out of proportion. I trust Jimmy and Arno more. A little funny looking maybe, but ...
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Diagnosing Stormy Waters

Lately I've been terribly sad, sleepy, can't eat. I have bouts of insomnia, I can't concentrate, I have trouble remembering... what are those things? Oh yes, Details! I also recently lost my ...
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Predict the missing number in this sequence

What number is missing in the sequence below? 27 3 119 34 124 93 145 116 235 ___ 295 354
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Kill That Irritating Fly!

There is a long-lived fly fluttering somewhere out there. Some say this fly is able to perform additions and substractions. Quite an amazing diptera, right? Well, there are 7 friends who would ...
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A long day for the unravelling Salesman

MEMAUSABQSLCHLNBISSTPORDCPSMEM It's been a long day. How many beers did he drink? Edit: Changed ASQ to AUS. Sorry folks.
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All of you, just let me be

I was there at the beginning of the beginning. I will turn my life around. And be there at the end of the end. But for now just let me be. Who am I?
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I live though I am dead

Four, twenty three, WSD, Surely you know me, though you won't see me. Since 400 years, you know me as you've read, Since 400 years, I live although I'm dead. Who or what am I?
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Game of science!

These titles are obfuscated by science. 429068 89 (110/2)88(31/2)8716 5758936 89 61(13/2)53(60/2)16 Could someone clarify them?
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I question the same as you answer

No one can see me, everyone hears me, I converse with you eternally. I speak every language, I make all the new ones, nothing but death surpasses me. I am the mastermind of criminals, as well as the ...
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- A Poem Riddle -

As the newly hired secretary of your local poetry society, one of your jobs is to go through the mess that is the archives and try and get things in some semblance of order. Currently, you are trying ...
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What are the odds that everyone has a partner at a club? [closed]

I badly misread this problem: You just won 2016 socks. Some of them are white, some are blue. The color of each sock was randomly chosen, with a 50/50 probability. Is it more probable that the ...
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A Tomb for Fibonacci

After much struggle in finding funding, a group of mathematicians has arranged to build a great big tomb for the recently deceased mathematician, Fibonacci, who is famous for defining the sequence $...
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I've lost contact with our agent, and only have this short message

Our best agent is tracking down a murder/blackmail case. He was periodically checking in with us, but we suddenly lost contact. Here is his last transmission: ...
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An Impossible Riddle

Some say I'm impossible, So try me if you dare. Some things, before you tackle this beast: Before me even old men have ceased. Liars I have found defeated, Countless animals I have ...
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These Last Two Puzzles From An IQ Test

What are the solutions to these 2 puzzles. My brain hurts from trying to figure these out. The choices are below the box.
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A rhopalic sentence of at-least 5 words, beginning with as long word as possible [closed]

Rhopalic sentences are sentences which have words whose length is one more than the previous word. eg: I do not hunt birds. I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing ...
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My two favorite scientists

Who are my two favorite scientists ?
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I can be deep, I can be paw, what am I?

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What is the pseudonym of this inventor? [closed]

Thanks to my invention you can: Turn energy into something else of value Mine without a shovel Solve the Byzantine Generals' Problem Send money to anyone in the world without the need to involve ...
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The Things I Can Do

I can be unpleasant I can be ugly I can work hard I can be persistent I can be a tool I can be hot I can be the stars But most of all I can be your friend What am I?
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An Honored Tradition

What does this riddle represent? One unbroken chain Colors fly One through three, C.A.F. Merci Pierre
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A riddle, as I get out of bed, What am I?

What am I? If you are me, you'll wait around more than the average bloke. If you are me too much, too oft, it gets beyond a joke, For few are me when they should be, when they'd like to be first, ...
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Where the water is hotter

There are two perfectly identical boilers containing the same amount of water, switched on and working in identical environments. Both are setup so that the heating starts when the temperature of ...

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